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Confessing the Word

Re-posted to remind us that speaking God’s Word over our lives is vital today.

by Shemeka S. Barrett 

Confessing or speaking words based on the Word of God out loud is a necessary and powerful part of our Christian walk.  According to Webster’s dictionary, to confess means to acknowledge or admit belief or faith in.  In Genesis, when God spoke, things began to happen/change for the better.  Accordingly, when we speak his Word, things begin to happen/change for the better.  So let’s start confessing!

Confessions:

I am kept by the power of God.♥

I am purifying my soul by obeying the truth. Continue reading

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The “X” Factor

by Harriett Bennett

Streaming red, blue, yellow and green lights
Shine so brilliantly along the city streets at night

Bargain basement mark downs and mega mall sales
Shopping made easy online, cards now sent and received more often through email

Making the rounds of never-ending holiday parties
There’s always an old Saint Nick character maybe a little tipsy whose laugh is so hearty

A child opens that first gift expecting to see something bigger and more expensive in the next
Any wonder why some think the Christ in Christmas has been replaced with an X?

Travel back in time with me to a place called Bethlehem
Where a man named Joseph and a very pregnant Mary could find no room available to them

So to a stable they went and there they would make a place to lay
And await the soon-to-come child, who would be born among the animals and the hay

And word of his birth brought poor and rich together from far and wide
Bearing gifts from ordinary to extraordinary placed at the infant’s feet and side

But what of his mother Mary who endured earthly scrutiny to birth the child who was both man and heavenly being,
As she held her baby Jesus and gifted us He who would one day cleanse us from every sinful thing

So remember Mary’s obedience to God on High to do His will here below
And keep the Christ in Christmas, for He isn’t an X factor, but born to die, which is something that Mary had to know.

From The Truth About Onions: Writings of Help, Healing, and Hope by Harriett V. Bennett

 

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A Daily Confession

by Chris Allen

It always amazes me that others seem to think they know who I am. They try to label me and make assumptions about me and expect me to believe it.  If I question or don’t agree with them, somehow I’m not spiritual enough and I need to let God work that out in me.  And if not careful, I would almost start to believe them as if I did not know and believe who God says I am.

It is said that we tend to believe what we hear ourselves say about ourselves quicker than what we hear others say.  Do you hear right things about yourself? If not, the problem is you’re not saying the right things or you don’t know the right things to say because you don’t know what God says about you.  It is vitally important, as a blood bought believer, to know what the Word of God says about you and confess it out loud, to know your true identity in Christ and not rely other’s opinions. Continue reading

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New Poll: Who Did God Create First?

Who did God create first?  This question has caused arguments throughout the centuries.  We want to know what you believe so we have set up a poll so you can weigh in on the question. 

This poll will be up for 1 month from October 31, 2011 to November 29, 2011.  After the poll closes, we will post an article, complete with Biblical references, addressing the question.

Word of Caution: Re-read Genesis before you vote.

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